It Should Be Easy To Do the Right Thing (part 1)

Recent Research has shown that an alarming number of medical errors are based on communication gaps, either while taking patient history or during handoffs between care providers. In 2015, a benchmarking study conducted by CRICO (The Controlled Risk Insurance Company , providing coverage to Harvard affiliated medical organizations and their physicians) found that communication errors were responsible for over 1,700 deaths as well as additional costs of $ 1.7 billion, to the healthcare system.

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2019 Trends to watch

It’s that time of year again! As the holidays wind down and we gear up for a new year, many of us, myself included, spend the first few days of January reflecting on the previous 12 months while looking forward to a fresh start. For us at TrekIT, 2018 was

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MedCityNews: The ripple effect of poor health tech design on healthcare delivery

In recent years, healthcare has been significantly influenced and shaped by a well-intentioned push towards the digital age. Unfortunately, in practice, policies, incentives, and IT systems have often been counterproductive to their goal — to enable connected, operationally efficient hospital systems. While the digitization of patient records through EHR platforms

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